Aug 06, 2020  
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCI 324 - Intro to Social Statistics

(3cr) This course introduces students to the theory and application of basic statistical analysis for the investigation of patterned social phenomena. Students will learn the basic quantitative methods that underlie statistical analysis, including sampling theory, frequency distribution, central tendency, measures of variability, t-tests, analysis of variance, correlations, and simple regression techniques. Students will also learn how to collect and organize quantitative data using statistical software and how to interpret basic presentations of quantitative results (charts, tables, and graphs).  Previously titled Quantitative Analysis and Data Management. Prerequisites: MATH 101  or higher; SOCI majors only, or permission of instructor.



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